Spicy Shrimp Fettuccine with Garlic and Tomatoes


This is a very tasty, quick dish made up by one of my work colleagues. Shrimp are sauteed with fresh tomatoes, parsley, lemon, and chile peppers, and served over pasta of your choice. I prefer fettuccine.

Spicy Shrimp Fettuccine with Garlic and Tomatoes
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
2 servings


  • 4 ounces dry fettuccine pasta

  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 onion, finely chopped

  • 1 rib celery, chopped

  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

  • 2 chile peppers, seeded and diced

  • ¾ pound large uncooked shrimp

  • 4 large tomatoes, chopped into small pieces

  • 1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped

  • 1 lemon, juiced

  • ½ teaspoon white sugar

  • sea salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Fill a large pot with lightly salted water and bring to a rolling boil. Cook fettuccine at a boil until tender yet firm to the bite, about 8 minutes.

  2. Meanwhile, heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and garlic and cook until soft, 3 to 5 minutes. Stir in chile peppers and cook for 5 minutes.

  3. Add shrimp and cook until opaque, about 3 minutes. Stir in tomatoes and parsley and cook for 5 minutes. Season with lemon juice and sugar and cook for 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

  4. Drain fettucine and toss with shrimp mixture.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

718 Calories
31g Fat
76g Carbs
42g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 2
Calories 718
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 31g 40%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 258mg 86%
Sodium 528mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 76g 27%
Dietary Fiber 12g 43%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 42g
Vitamin C 246mg 1,231%
Calcium 216mg 17%
Iron 12mg 64%
Potassium 1789mg 38%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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